Then and now: Britain or post-communist Russia? Anti-Catholicism alive and well in the UK?
From the Catholic Herald (UK) comes a tale that sounds strangely familiar: a government bureaucracy antagonistic toward Catholics; and political inertia rooted in ignorance. Call it what you will, the Catholic Herald article exposes a prolonged injustice by the British Home Office against a bona fide Catholic educational institution that has contributed significantly (half a million pounds annually!) to the local economy.Catholic institute leaves Britain after years of ‘mental torture’ over visa applicationsThe Institute of St Anselm in Margate is relocating to RomeA Catholic institute training priests and nuns has been forced to leave Britain following a dispute over visa